This letter sees historic levels of political support for a basic income, with peers, mayors, councillors and members of every parliament and assembly in the UK endorsing basic income pilots across all four nations, including Sadiq Khan, Andy Burnham, Caroline Lucas, Tracy Brabin, Clive Lewis, Christine Jardine, Ronnie Cowan and John McDonnell. These politicians are joined by trade union leaders, psychologists, community leaders, organisers, theatre directors, political whistleblowers and civil society leaders in calling for this policy.ADD YOUR NAME
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Whether it's a full national roll out of basic income or pilots to test the idea, we need politicians to show leadership and sign basic income into legislation. For a change of this magnitude, it's going to take cross-party support. That's what we're building, can you help us?